Assume that you have SQL Server 2016 and 2017 Transactional Replication environment. When the Distribution Agent tries to increment command counter for displaying article-wise statistics, an access violation may occur and the replication Distribution Agent crashes. Additionally, a mini dump file is generated.
This issue is fixed in the following cumulative updates for SQL Server:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
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